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CRAFT IN AUSTRALIA, Moult, Allan
121 Moult, Allan CRAFT IN AUSTRALIA
Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., Australia Reed Books 1984 0730100626 / 9780730100621 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain boards lightly edge-bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket sunned on spine (title clearly legible), minor edge-creasing and nicks. "Allan Moult has selected from a wide range of crafts and crafts-people to bring you some of our leading and up-and-coming craftsmen and women - potters, jewellers, quilters, a leather worker, a boat builder and an instrument maker. Some are traditionalists; some take a new slant on a traditional craft; all inject their unique talents and ideas into this exciting and creative world . . . " Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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THE GODDESS PELE, Mullins, Joe
122 Mullins, Joe THE GODDESS PELE
Honolulu, Hawaii Aloha Graphics 1977 Staplebound Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
35pp., b/w and duo-tone halftone illustrations throughout. Book square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Mystically illustrated [Paul Martin] card wrapper slightly edgeworn, abraded spots, colour faded on spine and a few blind indentations. Original price sticker affixed inside front wrap. Pele is the Volcano Goddess of Hawaii. Book weight approx. 102g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 6.84 AUD
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FACTS OF LIFE.    (Signed Copy), Neal, Brian
123 Neal, Brian FACTS OF LIFE. (Signed Copy)
East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Privately Published 1988 2nd Edition Staplebound Softcover Booklet Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author Signed by Author
56pp. Small, intext, b/w sketch illustrations [by author] throughout. Book clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small spot of abrading on rear [sticker removal?], and nominal edgewear. Inscription, signed by author on [plain] inside front wrap. More observations of life, transformed into poems by this astute observer of life . . . Poems include: Another needless killing, Golf, The shopper, Talkback radio, Say sorry, Children, Revenge, Talking to myself, The bus tour, Who you know, and The time will come . . . Booklet weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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OBSERVATIONS OF LIFE.    (Signed Copy), Neal, Brian
124 Neal, Brian OBSERVATIONS OF LIFE. (Signed Copy)
East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Privately Published 1996 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Booklet Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
60pp. Book clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Inscription, signed by author on [plain] inside front wrap. More aspects of life, converted to rhyme by this prolific poet.Contents include: 'A' [Her version] [His version], Youth of Today, The Hoarder, Use It Or Lose It, The VCR, Rich or Poor, Sixty Plus, Violence, Aristocracy, P Drivers, Dancing, Inflation, Council By Laws, Opinion Polls, A Case For Being Untidy. Booklet weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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SUCH IS LIFE.    (Signed Copy), Neal, Brian
125 Neal, Brian SUCH IS LIFE. (Signed Copy)
East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Privately Published 1988 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Booklet Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author Signed by Author
56pp. Small, intext, b/w sketch illustrations [by author] throughout. Book clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Inscription, signed by author on [plain] inside front wrap. " . . . life's little anecdotes transposed into poems which I want to share with others.."Numerous specimens, from: Positive Thinking, My Lady Doctor, Sand Castles, and Shoo Fly to Halley's Comet, Tongue in Cheek, Auntie [the ABC], Side Tracked and The Flu. Booklet weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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OUTCAST CHILD, Neale, Kitty
126 Neale, Kitty OUTCAST CHILD
London Orion 2005 0752868160 / 9780752868165 First Edition. Softcover Very Good + 
330pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly indented only. "In this powerful evocation of working-class South London in the 1950s, drama and heartbreak wreak havoc in the life of young Daisy Bacon, guardian of her cousin Lizzie who, a grown woman in body and appearance, has the innocent and trusting nature of the child . . . " 505g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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THE PALE GOLD OF ALASKA  And Other Stories, Ni Dhuibhne, Eilis
127 Ni Dhuibhne, Eilis THE PALE GOLD OF ALASKA And Other Stories
London, United Kingdom Review/Headline 2001 0747266859 / 9780747266853 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
214pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Remainder stripe to lower textblock edge. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "In these subtle, deceptively simple stories the acclaimed Irish writer Eilis Ni Dhuibhne again demonstrates her breathtaking mastery of an old form she is steadily reshaping to make her own . . . " Contents include nine stories, commencing with 'The Pale Gold of Alaska', and closing with 'The Banana Boat'. Book weight approx. 165g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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TEMERAIRE : Throne of Jade, Novik, Naomi
128 Novik, Naomi TEMERAIRE : Throne of Jade
London Voyager (HarperCollins) 2006 000721913X / 9780007219131 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
375pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft crease to rear panel, small area of surface change to lower front panel. The second book in the popular 'Temeraire' series. "Naomi Novak's deliciously addictive 'Throne of Jade' skilfully layers the history of the Napoleonic War with breathtaking imagination . . . " Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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THE BITTER AND THE SWEET: Tales from the Old Country, Olbracht, Ivan
129 Olbracht, Ivan THE BITTER AND THE SWEET: Tales from the Old Country
New York Crown Publishers 1967 1st. U.S. Edition, Original Cloth Hardcover + D/J Very Good +, Good +. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256pp. book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art illustrated [Sophie Adler] loose-plastic protected d/jacket slightly edgeworn with short closed tears and fingermarks. Translated by Iris Urwin. Ivan Olbracht was a Czech writer of realistic short-story local prose. He was first published in 1913. Toward the end of his life he did careful revision of his early works as they were reissued. he died in 1952 at the age of seventy. Book weight approx. 450gms. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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PARKINSON'S LORE, Parkinson, Michael
130 Parkinson, Michael PARKINSON'S LORE
London Pavilion Books, in Association with Michael Joseph 1981 090751605x / 9780907516057 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Michael Lewis 
156pp., b/white line-drawings by Michael Lewis. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased. " 'I was born in a council house in the Yorkshire mining village of Cudworth . . . So begins one of Michael Parkinson's reminiscences about his childhood in Yorkshire. An anthology of his writings over the years, selected for their strong Yorkshire flavour . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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131 Pearlman, Alec PEARLMAN ON PRINT QUALITY
London The Fountain Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
116pp., intext, b/w, demonstrative, instructional half-tone plates and line drawings throughout. Book square, spine firm. Minor bumps and colour flecking. Leaves clean. Monochrome, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has thumbnail size pieces missing from head and foot of spine panel, else jagged closed tears and edgewear. " . . . this book is designed to help the photographer to obtain that extra 'something' which makes a good print into an excellent one". Contents include: Note from the author, Definition of print quality, Type of negative required, Problems imposed by the larger print, Making the print, Case for the toned print, Suitable subject matter & lighting, Photography of water, Influential factors in print quality, Appendix. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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132 Pierce, Emma PASSION FOR THE POSSIBLE
Gladesville, NSW P.E.pierce 0958805105 / 9780958805100 First Edition Softcover Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No publication date (1990?) 151pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves lightly acidic. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Inspirational, biographical, and encouraging words concerning mental health issues. The author is well-placed to give inspiring guidance for those of us who have become lost in a crisis and have taken or are taking a long time to find our way out.14 chapters, plus Epilogue. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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THE MILLION DOLLAR NIGHT, Poole, Lewis
133 Poole, Lewis THE MILLION DOLLAR NIGHT
New York Domino Books 1964 First Edition Softcover Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
142pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, but tanned. Textblock tinted green all edges. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped, edgeworn and soiled. Entwined relationship drama in which Brad Haley's job at a big trade show was to sell a computer-just one-but a million-dollar deal to womaniser Dan Gorman...Wining and dining the client, trying to keep him happy is part of the pitch, but Dan likes his sex-wild, way out, and swinging-and his greedy eyes are fastened on Karen Moore, who is not only Brad Haley's secretary...but also his mistress...Book weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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THE CROWN OF THE ROAD : The Story of the RACV, Priestley, Susan
134 Priestley, Susan THE CROWN OF THE ROAD : The Story of the RACV
South Melbourne, VIC, Australia Macmillan 1983 0333356292 / 9780333356296 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
170pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket sunned on spine (title clearly legible), negligibly edge-creased. "People began motoring in Victoria at the dawn of the twentieth century when wind power, horse power, steam power and a little primitive gas and electric power turned the wheels of a sedate late Victorian age. In December, 1903, the Automobile Club of Victoria was begun with the aim of promoting members' use and enjoyment of the new vehicles . . . This history is a lively account of how the RACV has pursued its original aim." Book weight approx. 610g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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GOLD PANNING WITH PROSPECTOR JOHN: A Gold Panning Instruction Book, Prospector John
135 Prospector John GOLD PANNING WITH PROSPECTOR JOHN: A Gold Panning Instruction Book
Skagway, Alaska Author 1974 First Edition, Second Printing Stapled Softcover Very Good +, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
56pp. Intext halftone instructional illustrations throughout. Book clean, staples firm. Gold wrapper negligibly edgeworn with a very soft crease. Leaves clean. The author was the 1973 'World Champion' gold panner. Concise, contents are instructional on the art of panning for gold. First published, 1971. Weight approx. 80gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS, Pulley, Kenneth
136 Pulley, Kenneth MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Lansdowne Editions 1974 0701803371 / 9780701803377 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
104pp., unpaginated, specimen colour plates throughout. Intext b/w line-drawings, maps and sketches. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps and shelfwear to head and heel of backstrip. Slight imperfection on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. "....It is concerned with the biology of fishes as vertebrate marine animals, their anatomy and how they function...." Contents include: Intro., Structure/Physiology, Reproduction, Control and co-ordination, Sense organs, Environment, Food chain, Biological world, Behaviour, Populations, Evolution, Habitats, more. Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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INTERVENTION IN OCCUPATIONAL STRESS: A Handbook of Counselling for Stress at Work, Randall R. and Altmaier, Elizabeth M.
137 Randall R. and Altmaier, Elizabeth M. INTERVENTION IN OCCUPATIONAL STRESS: A Handbook of Counselling for Stress at Work
London Sage Publications 1994 0803986734 / 9780803986732 1st Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
196pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. "This particular guide focuses on the intervention strategies which can be employed by counsellors to help individuals suffering from emotional and physiological stresses engendered in the workplace..." Contents include: 8 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 310g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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THE KISS OF DEATH, Richards, Lou, with Phillips, Stephen
138 Richards, Lou, with Phillips, Stephen THE KISS OF DEATH
Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia Century Hutchinson 1989 0091695015 / 9780091695019 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, + 222pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface-scuffed. Foreword by Max Walker. "He's called the 'Mouth from the South' . . . 'Louie the Lip' . . . or just simply 'The Kiss of Death'. He is witty, irreverent and honest, and these are the memories of fifty years in the public eye . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 17 chapters. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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BETWEEN THE FISH AND THE MUDCAKE, Riemer, Andrew
139 Riemer, Andrew BETWEEN THE FISH AND THE MUDCAKE
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin 1999 1864486422 / 9781864486421 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
312pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned only. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "In these reminiscences of writers, books, food, music and places, Andrew Riemer surveys three decades of the literary life, and reveals how disaster struck when he ate Tafelspitz - boiled beef, potatoes and horseradish sauce - in Vienna." Book weight approx. 395g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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WATERCOLOUR SKY, Riviere, William
140 Riviere, William WATERCOLOUR SKY
U.K. Sceptre 1991 0340545712 / 9780340545713 Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
205pp., b/w locality map frontispiece. Book clean, square. Leaves mildly tanned. Art illustrated card wrapper has negligible corner bumps, else good. Author's debut novel, well received. "Under the open skies of North Norfolk, the Dobell family seems to lead an idyllic life . . . " Book weight approx. 190g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.03 AUD
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